• Trump, Ryan going to BAT for tax reform, economic growth
  • Republicans Gatti, Crews vie for Louisiana House to replace now-Congressman Mike Johnson
  • Deja vu for Louisiana high-speed a Internet Broadband project, once again
  • Retiring Louisiana State Police Chief Edmonson retirement $ back in news

trump greatIt has been over three decades since our country’s last major tax reform was passed during the Reagan administration. Since that time, America has increased tax rates on businesses and individuals and become less competitive. 

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lou gehrig burnettby Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

   Raymond Crews and Robbie Gatti are headed to a runoff in state House District 8 on April 29 to fill  the seat left vacant when Mike Johnson was elected  to Congress.  Both are Republicans.
    Crews came in first with 41% of the vote, followed by Gatti with 37%..  Two other candidates in the race were Duke Lowrie, who finished with 16%, and Patrick Harrington, who had 6%.

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jindal broadbandIt’s déjà vu all over again for a broadband access project in Louisiana that saw the same mistakes repeated, leading to its demise both times.

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edmonson2by Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

It must be nice when you can get the rules written just for you.

There must come a time when even the most disinterested, blasé, apolitical person living has to look up from whatever else occupies his interest and say, “Wait a damned minute. This just ain’t right and we’re not gonna do it.”

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bandaidOfficially, the Louisiana budget was balanced with not a second to spare. On Thursday of last week, as the clock ticked, the Louisiana legislature, after a two-month session, finalized the state budget with its $1.6 billion shortfall by raising fees, taxes and by making cuts. The problem, however, appears to be that the fix was merely short-term and the budget solution which begins July 1 2015 might even last until Gov. Bobby Jindal serves his last day in office, mid-January 2016.

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chehardy-hangoutAs a state of Louisiana struggles with its enormous budget issue and as its governor, Bobby Jindal continues to make national headlines in his run for president, some are asking how do we deal with a budget crisis like this?

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roadshow-italy-compressedQuestion: What happens when you stir delicious New Orleans culture, unraveled history, a pinch of voodoo, the horrors of Katrina and the mystery of family roots?

Answer: The February 3rd PBS Genealogy Roadshow featuring upon the “Histories of Mysteries”, the City of New Orleans.

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erin-ken-new-good-with-justin-mia-ben-smallDid you know that Miss USA 2013 Erin Brady loves to cook?  Did you know that TV chef Cajun Ken does also?  Did you know that Cajun Ken is the only cooking show that can air and work with the Justin Wilson brand?

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kennedy-officeLouisiana Treasurer, John Kennedy, will participate in a Bayoubuzz Google Hangout Webcast discussion Wednesday August 20 at 10 a.m. to discuss the Legislative session 2014, Louisiana budget and other issues.

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interactiveIn Part I of a recent Google Hangout webcast, Chris Stelly, Exec. Director of the Entertainment Louisiana Economic Development discussed the exploding Louisiana film industry ranked number one in the world for movie filming due, in large part to a very generous tax incentive program introduced to the state in the early 2000's.  In part II, Stelly explains the Digital Media Interactive program, which likewise offers very attractive tax incentives to software developers for work performed in the state.

Joining Stelly in the webcast, which is below,  are Ronnie Bincer, Wayne Nix and Bayoubuzz Publisher Stephen Sabludowsky.

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stelly-small2It was Louisiana entertainment and technology meeting Google Hangout advocates on Thursday as ideas and opportunities were added to a roux of “making business” Google Hangout and Louisiana style. 

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good-cookinLouisiana is well and widely known for its unique blend of music, food and culture.   In particular, the Cajun lifestyle in south Louisiana has been long-documented and has developed a personality and legacy of its own.

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romig-webcast2With New Orleans coming off of a banner year for tourism and with the industry booming in the city and in Louisiana, what and where are the opportunities?  How can one get involved?  How is the city marketing its great events?  What can we expect for the city’s Tri-centennial in 2018, a mere four years away?

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This fall, Louisiana voters will be looking at two elections, one for U.S. Senate and the other for Congressman for the 6th congressional District.  Obviously, only those registered voters can decide the latter.

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